$3 Glass Paint

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Introduction: $3 Glass Paint

About: 2 dogs, 1 adorable cat, and of course a fish named Thor.

Glass paint is beautiful, but it's expensive! Many people do not know there's another alternative to the paint itself that costs down three dollars

Other photos are in the comments section, I apologize for the inconvenience, my phone would not upload them

Step 1:

All you need for this craft is

Elmers glue

Food coloring

Paint brush

Step 2:

Here is my recipe


2-4 TB glue
1-3 drops of food coloring, it's usually around one TB per drop

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Here are a few coloring options

2 drops blue 1 drop green = teal
3 drops is deep ocean blue
2 red 1 yellow is orange red
2 drops red 2 drops blue = purple

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    18 Discussions

    I haven't tried it yet, but I believe you can buy like a seal and clear spray. Some of it did flake off if I really picked at it, but it's pretty much okay

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    I have done this using the clear gel glue, I sprayed a clear sealer over it and it prevented runoff. going to try it with the white glue, thanks ;)

    So all ingredients should be mixed together

    So all ingredients should be mixed together

    It is not incomplete, I posted the rest of the photos in the comments section because my phone said "cocoa error 3472"

    The instuctable is incomplete pls can u post the rest of it

    The instuctable is incomplete pls can u post the rest of it

    I apologize, my phone will not upload the photos needed! I tried

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    Great idea! Thanks for the tip. You should add a little more to this Instructable, show us a little more of what you can do with it.

    Maybe if you use some kind of a sealing spray it will stay permanent? I know there are sealing, waterproof spray for paint, maybe this would work?

    Wouldn't that flake off the glass or is there a way to cure it so it stays on? It looks awesome!